Buildings are closed. Curbside Pickup is available. Click here for our interim services.

The tree where man was born

Book Cover
Average Rating
Publisher:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Pub. Date:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Language:
English
Description
In this classic volume, Peter Matthiessen exquisitely combines nature and travel writing to bring East Africa to vivid life. He skillfully and magically portrays the sights, scenes, and people he observed firsthand in several trips over the course of a dozen years: the daily lives of herdsmen and hunter-gatherers; the drama of the predator kills; the hundreds of exotic animals; the breathtaking landscapes; the area's turbulent natural, political, and social histories; the adventures of the field biologists who pursue and investigate the habits of wild creatures; the anthropologists seeking man's origins throughout the Rift Valley; and the lonely African, poised between the traditional ways and the conflicting demands of Western culture.
Also in This Series
More Like This
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID70a29f84-52f5-fb95-418b-f5c14f52e87d
Grouping Titletree where man was born
Grouping Authorpeter matthiessen
Grouping Categorybook
Grouping LanguageEnglish (eng)
Last Grouping Update2020-11-23 00:02:01AM
Last Indexed2020-11-23 04:20:33AM
Novelist Primary ISBNnone

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_point_value0
accelerated_reader_reading_level0
auth_author2Graham, Dion.
Porter, Eliot, 1901-1990.
authorMatthiessen, Peter.
author2-roleGraham, Dion.
Porter, Eliot,1901-1990.African experience.
hoopla digital.
author_displayMatthiessen, Peter
available_at_santafeMain Library (Curbside Pickup)
Oliver La Farge (Curbside Pickup)
detailed_location_santafeLa Farge
Main
Online Hoopla Collection
display_descriptionIn this classic volume, Peter Matthiessen exquisitely combines nature and travel writing to bring East Africa to vivid life. He skillfully and magically portrays the sights, scenes, and people he observed firsthand in several trips over the course of a dozen years: the daily lives of herdsmen and hunter-gatherers; the drama of the predator kills; the hundreds of exotic animals; the breathtaking landscapes; the area's turbulent natural, political, and social histories; the adventures of the field biologists who pursue and investigate the habits of wild creatures; the anthropologists seeking man's origins throughout the Rift Valley; and the lonely African, poised between the traditional ways and the conflicting demands of Western culture.
format_category_santafeAudio Books
Books
eBook
format_santafeBook
eAudiobook
id70a29f84-52f5-fb95-418b-f5c14f52e87d
isbn9781982473662
item_details
Bib IdItem IdShelf LocCall NumFormatFormat CategoryNum CopiesIs Order ItemIs eContenteContent SourceeContent FileeContent URLsubformatDetailed StatusLast CheckinLocationSub-location
hoopla:MWT10025732Online Hoopla CollectionOnline HooplaeAudiobookAudio Books1falsetruehooplahttps://www.hoopladigital.com/title/10025732?utm_source=MARCAvailable Online
ils:.b10615787.i17587608Main967 Mat1falsefalse*CHECK SHELF*mn
ils:.b10615787.i11108721La Farge967 Mat1falsefalse*CHECK SHELF*lf
itype_santafeRegular Circ
last_indexed2020-11-23T11:20:33.433Z
lexile_score-1
literary_formNon Fiction
literary_form_fullNon Fiction
local_callnumber_santafe967 Mat
owning_library_santafeSanta Fe Public Library
owning_location_santafeMain Library (Curbside Pickup)
Oliver La Farge (Curbside Pickup)
primary_isbn9781982473662
publishDate1972
2010
record_details
Bib IdFormatFormat CategoryEditionLanguagePublisherPublication DatePhysical Description
hoopla:MWT10025732eAudiobookAudio BooksUnabridged.EnglishBlackstone Publishing, 2010.1 online resource (1 audio file (9hr., 58 min.)) : digital.
ils:.b10615787BookBooksEnglishDutton, 1972.247 p. : col. ill., maps ; 29 cm.
recordtypegrouped_work
scoping_details_santafe
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
hoopla:MWT10025732Available OnlineAvailable Onlinefalsetruefalsefalsefalsefalse
ils:.b10615787.i17587608On Shelf*CHECK SHELF*falsetruetruefalsefalsetrue9999
ils:.b10615787.i11108721On Shelf*CHECK SHELF*falsetruetruefalsefalsetrue9999
subject_facetAfrica, East -- Description and travel
Animal ecology -- Africa, Southern
Matthiessen, Peter -- Travel -- Africa, East
Natural history -- Africa, East
Natural history -- Africa, Southern
title_displayThe tree where man was born
title_fullThe tree where man was born / [text by] Peter Matthiessen ; [and] The African experience / [photographs by] Eliot Porter
The tree where man was born [electronic resource] / Peter Matthiessen
title_shortThe tree where man was born
topic_facetAnimal ecology
Description and travel
Matthiessen, Peter
Natural history
Travel